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Use and Exploitation of Backyard Fruits in Mochicahui, El Fuerte, Sinaloa, Mexico

Journal: International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR) (Vol.7, No. 8)

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Page : 1119-1128

Keywords : Backyard fruits; use; exploitation;

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The present project was carried out in the Mochicahui Sindicatura, El Fuerte, Sinaloa, contemplating the main localities such as El Poblado, La Primavera and El Teroque and is considered as an alternative for the use and transformation of fruit products as added value in backyard and contribution to its value chain in rural communities (indigenous and peasant). Surveys were applied to adults 21 in the spring, 45 in El Poblado and 145 in the Teroque. Quantitative and qualitative methodological tools were applied, such as interviews, direct observation, participant observation, documentary review and simple random sampling. The most abundant species in the three communities is the mango (Mangifera indica L), followed by plum (Spondias purpurea) and avocado (Persea americana, the highest percentage being seasonal fruit. ) Average production per tree is from 0 to 30 In most places, the highest percentage of people answered that they did not apply any type of agrochemical (91.11 % in town, 68 % in spring and 74.47 % in El Teroque. ) Regarding the transformation and use of backyard fruits, they consume natural fruit all week the highest percentage of people surveyed was 68.66 %, in El Poblado 3 times a week 38.64 % and in La Primavera the highest percentage are people who consume 5 times a week in a response of 25 %. to the consumption of transformed fruit we have that while in La Primavera and El Poblado the highest percentage of people do not consume processed fruit except for the Teroque where people responded to consume three It is per week. The backyard fruits are cultivated preferably without the application of agrochemicals and although most people surveyed in the communities prefer to consume natural fruit, however there is the transformation of the fruit that is used in family consumption and a lower percentage is sold in presentations regional as ice cream and mangonedas (sweet mango with spicy).

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